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To study the feasibility of cardiovascular disease risk factor (CVDRF) screening at an HIV clinic in Swaziland.
A sample of HIV-positive patients at least 40 years on antiretroviral treatment was screened for hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and tobacco smoking.
A total of 1826 patients were screened; 684 (39%) had at least one CVDRF. Screening volume varied markedly, and was limited by staffing, space, and supplies.
CVDRF screening was feasible and prevalence of risk factors in people living with HIV at least 40 years was high.